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Blood clots, blood clots :( by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 5:14pm It took the ER nurses, technicians, and doctor 7 hours to check me out. The conclusion was that I had several blood clots in my legs. The CAT scan didn't show any clots in my lungs, but the ER doctor felt that I probably had some small ones that were causing me get tired after just a few seconds of activity. I left the ER and went to a regular ... Read on »
Blood Clotting Drug Lysteda approved by FDA for Treatment of Heavy Bleeding with Menstrual Periods by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 10:01pm The state 3 trials were just completed.  The article said use with contraception pills is also not a good idea.  I believe this is one of the first non hormone treatment in a pill format (beyond what Midol can do)  that had been approved to treat menstrual period with heavy bleeding.    This is the same company that markets Darvon, located in Ken ... Read on »
One positive result of my blood clots by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 10:47pm My blood clots really weakened my body. On the Monday that I discovered the clots, I could only walk 50-100 feet, and going up stairs to my bedroom was really hard and my head was covered with sweat. I was in the hospital for 5 days and did a small amount of walking there -- I got up to about 400 feet. I gained almost 30 pounds of water-weight in m ... Read on »
What Causes Blood Clots? by Kodjoworkout Posted Wed 23 May 2012 7:00am Blood is an essential fluid that runs throughout the body and its main function is to carry nutrients and supply them to various organs and cells in the body. Blood runs through blood vessels consisting of veins and arteries. Arteries are the blood vessels that carry pure blood pumped from the heart, and veins carry the impure blood fro ... Read on »
You Can Get a Blood Clot: Know the facts, Save a Life by wordstorunby Posted Sun 09 Mar 2014 9:30am March is Blood Clot Awareness Month. And before you decide you don’t need to read this post because it could never happen to you since you are (insert that amazing, wonderful thing you are here); I am here to tell you it can happen to you. The National Blood Clot Alliance (a.k.a. Stop the Clot) is getting this urgent message out to the p ... Read on »
Surgery for inflammatory bowel disease raises risk of blood clots by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 18 Oct 2011 10:29am Patients suffering from inflammatory bowel diseaseA group of inflammatory conditions of the intestine. The two major forms are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. (IBDAn abbreviation for inflammatory bowel disease, a group of inflammatory conditions of the intestine. The two major forms are Crohn’s diseas ... Read on »
A Blood Clot in Hillary Clinton's Brain: How It Can Turn Out Just Fine by slimdaidaihu Posted Thu 03 Jan 2013 7:24am We see it all the time. Someone takes a blow to the head that stuns them for a moment. They don't lose consciousness. They don't even "see stars" or forget where they are. They might fall at home, on the ski slopes, or while trying to show their grandchildren that they remember how to roller skate. Maybe they have a nagging headache and some ... Read on »
Pregnant women admitted to hospital at high risk of blood clots by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 11 Nov 2013 7:23am Venous thromboembolismThe breaking away of a blood clot that is then carried in the blood from one point in the circulatory system to another point, where it lodges. (VTE), which is a bloodA fluid that transports oxygen and other substances through the body, made up of blood cells suspended in a liquid. c ... Read on »
Air pollution linked to irregular heartbeat and blood clots in lung by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 05 Jun 2014 10:06am A new study has found that air pollution is linked to an increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat, which is a risk factor for strokeAny sudden neurological problem caused by a bleed or a clot in a blood vessel., and bloodA fluid that transports oxygen and other substances through the body, made ... Read on »
BLOOD-CLOTS and CANCER by Whidbeywoman Posted Wed 11 Mar 2009 12:00am RON HAS A BLOOD CLOT! We didn't know it, but cancer patients are at risk for this problem. Last Thursday Ron started to have pain behind his kneecap. It felt like a "charley horse" that wouldn't let up. We thought it was just a pulled muscle or cancer related pain. But, it got steadily worse. So yesterday, our daughter took him to the doctor. ... Read on »